The headquarters of the battalion was located in Waltair (now Visakhapatnam). The uniform of the East Coast Rifle Volunteer Corps included formal Khaki drill. In 1901 the detached companies of the unit were stationed to different bases at Garividi, Samalkot, Nellore, Berhampore (Madras Presidency), Bimlipatam, Vizianagram, Gunter, Bezwada, Rajahmundry, Masulipatama and Coconada. On 14th October 1890, the battalion was renamed as East Coast Rifle Volunteers.
Designations of East Coast Rifle Volunteer Corps
The titles of the East Coast Rifle Volunteer Corps of the British Indian Army are listed as follows -
* Godavari Rifle Volunteers in 1885
* Vizagapatam Rifle Volunteers in 1885
* East Coast Rifle Volunteers in 1890
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